Furniture Upcycling

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Art and Design, Media, Photography

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Evening

Crosskeys Campus



Start Date

Start Date
11 January 2023

Start Time

Start Time

End Time

End Time


6 weeks

In a nutshell

Fancy getting creative with an upcycling project?

This course covers the basics of furniture painting so you can get stuck into your upcycling projects with confidence and give your furniture a new lease of life. It has been designed for complete beginners, so you can gain a better understanding of the basics of upcycling furniture.

This course is for...

… Anyone who wants to get creative with upcycling furniture.

… Those who want to improve their creative skills in furniture upcycling.

… People who want to learn new skills and techniques that allow them to give furniture a new lease of life.

… Individuals who want to help the environment by saving furniture that would otherwise end up as landfill.

Course content

During this part time course, you'll cover many aspects of furniture upcycling, such as:

  • Preparation, cleaning, and sanding
  • Painting and different paint techniques
  • Staining and waxing
  • Transfers and decoupage

You'll also cover the use of a range of tools and products to carry out your upcycling projects, including sanders, paint brushes, paint, adhesives, clear and coloured waxes, stains and varnishes.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

You will need to attend regularly and have an enthusiasm for upcycling furniture.

Additional information

The School of Creative Arts is offering a suite of courses on a Wednesday evening at 6-9pm throughout the year. Each course runs for 6 weeks, starting and ending on the same dates, and the cost is £40.

The range of courses currently on offer includes;

  • Jewellery Making
  • Ceramics
  • Photography
  • 3D Printing
  • Print Making
  • Textiles
  • Creative Wellbeing and Arts Practice
  • DG Skills Using Ableton Live
  • Performing Arts
  • Singing for Pleasure
  • Craft and Furniture Upcycling.

The course start dates are as follows:

09/11/2022 - 14/12/2022
11/01/2023 - 15/02/2023
19/04/2023 - 24/05/2023

Where can I study Furniture Upcycling?

Crosskeys Campus
(Part Time Evening)
Start Date: 11 January 2023

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team